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. in fact, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> october marks national bullying prevention month and it's a problem that so many educators and so many parents are worried about and they want to prevent. today a statewide bullying conference is held at the university of maryland in college park. an abc2 news sherrie johnson is live with more on this conference and what do they say about this? what are they going to a do? >> reporter: well, basically, the goal of the conference is to keep schools safe and they believe the information and vatties they teach the educate -- strategies they teach the educators will do this. some folks starreded to head that way yesterday so some meetings were head -- started to head that way yesterday so some meetings were held yesterday. now first lady of maryland and katy o'malley will be there as well as the state superintendent so a number of folks will be on hand for this conference. this is the third year for the e
teacher is suing the new york education department because he claims a six year old beat him up. john webster is 5'10", 220 pounds, he brought the boy to the principal's office and said the child kicked him so hard and caused ligament damage. the boy had an ex tensive history of being combative and assaulting other students and teachers before assaulting him. >>> most people would cower if they saw a bear on the parch, but not this -- porch, but not this woman.. >> no, it's a word everyoneand all bears understand, too. she was alerted by a man whose videoing the journey from the other side of the house, you can hear his voice on the video. she came out of the home office and ready to fight. the bear didn't hesitate, he ran off as soon as she started screeching and shouting no. >>> news time is now 5:36, nikeia taking heat for what is not in its catalog. the big box home store admitted some people from its publication are based on beliefs. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. denny's everyda
about. sherrie. >> reporter: well, parents and educators are teaming up to help make schools in maryland a little safer for students. basically teams of educators from across the state will gather at college park for this conference. some folks started yesterday. but the majority of the folks will attend the conference today starting at 9 a.m. first lady of maryland katy o'malley will be on hand for the conference as well as the state superintendent. this is the third year for the event which coincides with national bullying prevention month. those attend will receive the latest research and practices and school safety. learn straties how to empower students to help stop bullying and offer ideals for bullying prevention. >> if your child is being bullied, this is not tolerable, that will is a way a meck him in -- mechanism to report that or you need to report that. there's a form available in each local school system but it's also on our department's website maryland public schools.org. you can fill that form out be a you can -- and you can take it to the local school add straightor. >>
'm joined by physical education teachers and health teachers. we have donny white, jennifer la point. they are joining us this morning. we really appreciate it. tell us a little bit about what happens today. you have players visiting, lots of things going on. >> an assembly planned at 9:30, to celebrate the kickoff of project aces, which started yesterday and the support from the ravens and the play 60 program. we are excited, torey smith is coming and the kids will be surprised. >> ex-lents. donny, tell me about the problems with childhood obesity and why the program is important. >> we know childhood obesity leads to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and it's important because we want to be an advocate for a healthy, active lifestyle. >> reporter: what do you want students to take away from the event. >> we want them to exercise and understand the importance of it and get their family out and moving. >> reporter: all right. tell me, on december 2nd, the ravens steelers, game -- >> if they dog and complete it, they will have a chance to be chosen for one boy and girl to go to the rav
twice about having children. >>> the secretary of education wants printed books to be phased out within a decade. fells point is hosting its annual festival this weekend and it has even more to celebrate. the waterfront community, it was named one of the best 10 greatest neighborhoods in the country, not bad. this is according to the american planning association. it was singled out as one of america's most important colonial and civil war sea ports with character as well as charm. >>> well, today a special day, pink picnic is going to raise awareness about breast cancer. this is happening at b.j.'s wholesale club in owens mills. now, the event at b.j.'s will reveal the pink club merchandise that is going to sell throughout the month of october, breast cancer awareness month, all to raise money for research. the pink picnic is free and a guest speaker is going to be there about breast cancer. she's a survivor. all the attendees will receive a complementary lunch and gift bag. it starts at 11:00, it goes until 1:00 this afternoon. >>> this is the scene last year in hunt valley as we lac
by the board of education which is scheduled to meet this month. >>> a new report card shows water quality in baltimore's harbor didn't improve last year. it blamed heavy rains that washed pollution into the harbor. it's being designed to help track progress in reaching the goal of swimmable fishable water in the harbor by 202. >>> back on the campaign trail for mitt romney and president obama. he will be in virginia and the president will have stops in colorado and wisconsin. all three are considered battleground states. the remaining two presidential debates are october 16th and october 22nd. >>> rush, joan jett, randy newman, among 15 artists vying for the entry into the rock and roll hall of fame. this is last year's ceremony and now a group of many artists hundreds of them music historians and also members of the music industry will choose 2013's inducteesful they'll be honored in -- inductees, they'll be honored in april? los angeles. >>> today u.p.s. will unveil a new alternative fuel vehicle. a peek at this. the first look at the hydraulic hybrid vehicle in laurel this morning. u.p
, but textbooks may soon become history themselves. the secretary of education arne duncan wants printed books to be phases out within 10 years. he says the move is necessary if the u.s. wants to keep up with other currents. >>> it's a big day for the president, that's because not only is president barack obama getting ready for his first presidential debate, he is also celebrating his 20th wedding anniversary, and because of the debate tonight, the president says he and the first lady, michelle obama have planned a belated celebration this weekend. >>> let's talk about what's going on right now because we do have lots of cloud cover out there, but we are dry, so that shower that we had earlier in hartford county and cecil county, that is long gone, pushing off towards the north and east as of now. let me take you outside. you can see what's going on. patchy fog, dense fog in a lot of spots this morning. we do still have that dense fog advisory until 8:00 and hartford county, bel aire, you are one of the counties that is under that advisory. right now temperatures are on the mild side, the wa
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